Frontiers of Physics in China

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 260–265 | Cite as

Photonic crystal surface mode microcavities

  • Jing Wang (王静)
  • Min Yan (严敏)
  • Min Qiu (仇吴)
Mini-Review Article


Our recent research on surface mode optical microcavities based on two-dimensional photonic crystals (PhCs) was reviewed in this paper. We presented the design, fabrication and characterization of high quality (Q) factor surface mode microcavities. Realizations of these PhCs were based on both amorphous silicon-on-insulator (SOI) structures and crystalline SOI structures.


photonic crystal (PhC) surface mode microcavities three-dimensional (3-D) finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) quality-factors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jing Wang (王静)
    • 1
  • Min Yan (严敏)
    • 1
  • Min Qiu (仇吴)
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Optics, Photonics and Quantum Electronics, Department of Microelectronics and Applied PhysicsRoyal Institute of Technology (KTH)KistaSweden

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